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International Economics

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This course module is designed to provide an understanding of basics of international trdae, theories, finance, and the effects of various international economic policies on domestic and world welfare.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • analyze the effects of the international flow of goods and service and factors of production on the welfare domestic consumers.
  • examine how national policies regulate the flows of international payments; receipts and the effects of those policies on national welfare.
  • describe international financial markets and the basic forces that affect financial decision making.


Course Content : Introduction to International Economics; The principal of trading; The Classical Theory of international trade; Neo-Classical Analysis theory: Hecksher-Ohlin and other International Trade as a substitute for Economic Growth; Terms of Trade-Concepts and Significance Trade restrictions; Effects of trade policy interventions; Tariff and other trade policies, The foreign exchange markets; The balance of payments; Adjustment in the balance of payments; Adjustment policies.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures and Tutorials

Scheme of Evaluation:

End semester examination, Assignments and Presentations

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings:

Bo So"dersten & Reed, (1994), International Economics, (3rd ed.), Machillan Press Ltd.

KIndelberge & Lindert,(1995), International Economics. (3rd ed.), New York, Harper Collins.

Michael Melvin, (1999), International Money and Finance, (6th Ed.), Addison Willey

Paul R. Krugman & Maurice Obstfeld, (2006), International Economics-Theory and Policy, (6th ed), Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt Ltd.

Robert J. Carbaugh,(2010),International Economics,(13th ed.) ,Cincinnati;ITP

Salvatore D., (2004). Theory and Problems of International Economics, (4th ed.), Schaum’s Outline Series, McGraw Hill